Feeling good

Another year – and a decade – draws to a close. I don’t know about you but my thoughts tend to look forward to what may be coming in the New Year rather than only looking back on what has been. In spite of an uncertain economic outlook in 2011, I’m feeling good about the coming year both professionally and personally. One song in particular epitomizes that outlook for me, not coincidentally called Feeling Good. Many artists have covered this…

Merry Christmas

The Christmas message in this someecards’ ecard seems pretty apt, a timely one given all the weather and shopping disasters of this month so far. Still, it’s Christmas Eve and, presents, Plan B presents or no presents (or even ‘IOU presents‘), it’s time to shut up shop for a few days at least and focus on things like family and friends. So here’s wishing you a terrific and Merry Christmas! Related posts: Chaos theory Do they know it’s Christmas?

Cision updates top 10 UK PR blogs list

Cision UK has published an updated list of what the business intelligence and communication firm ranks as the top ten PR blogs in the UK: NevilleHobson.com Drew B’s take on Tech PR Wadd’s PR and Media blog A PR Guy’s Musings – Stuart Bruce PR Studies PR Media Blog The Red Rocket Mediations SimonWakeman IanGreen.com I’m flattered to again see my blog ranked as the #1 PR blog in the UK. [Update 30/11: the #10 spot  in the list has…

Creating a fresh canvas

If you’re a regular visitor to this blog, you may notice something different about its appearance today. Still familiar-looking, perhaps, but sort of different. If you only see the content as an RSS or email subscriber, well, head on over to the site and take a look. I changed the theme, the collection of PHP pages, cascading style sheets and other web things that govern a blog’s appearance and certain behaviours. For the past couple of years, I’ve been running…

Little trust in Technorati

Is Technorati worth anyone’s attention any more? I ask because I no longer have much faith in the accuracy of their data where Technorati’s information about your own site is different depending on where you see it. Here’s what I mean. This is what Technorati says about this blog in terms of authority and rank: The figure on the right shows an authority level of 602. The number on the left shows 1495 which, Technorati says, is the blog’s rank…

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